Amazon Echo Exploit

Amazon Echo Exploit, Privacy Shield, Capital One Data Breach Update

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In episode 134 for August 17th 2020: Details on new critical vulnerabilities found in Amazon Echo devices, what the end of the Privacy Shield framework means EU citizens personal data, and new data breach fines issued to Capital One and Twitter by the OCC and FTC.

** Links mentioned on the show **

Keeping the gate locked on your IoT devices: Vulnerabilities found on Amazon’s Alexa
https://research.checkpoint.com/2020/amazons-alexa-hacked/

Privacy Shield Is Dead, And Data Marketplaces Are Just Getting Going
https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbestechcouncil/2020/08/10/privacy-shield-is-dead-and-data-marketplaces-are-just-getting-going/
https://iapp.org/news/a/is-privacy-shield-really-gone/

Capital One Fined $80 Million for 2019 Data Breach Affecting 106 Million Users
https://thehackernews.com/2020/08/capital-one-data-breach.html
https://www.occ.treas.gov/news-issuances/news-releases/2020/nr-occ-2020-101.html

Twitter expecting FTC fine of up to $250M for alleged privacy violations
https://www.digitaltrends.com/news/twitter-expects-hefty-ftc-fine-for-alleged-privacy-violations/

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